Israeli occupation soldiers demolish home, abduct 3 Palestinians, in Silwan

August 04, 2022

On Wednesday, Israeli occupation soldiers demolished a Palestinian home and abducted two sons of the home’s owner in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center In Silwan (Silwanic) said that the occupying soldiers invaded the Abu Tayeh neighborhood in the town and demolished his 115 Square Meter home, consisting of four rooms.

The Israeli occupation bulldozers also uprooted grapevines and olive trees surrounding the demolished property.

Hazem Abu Sneina added that the Israeli occupying soldiers attacked his two sons, Ahmed, 21, and Mohammed, 17, before abducting them and stated that his demolished property housed eight family members.

Abu Sneina stated that he filed many appeals trying to save his home since the first demolition order was issued twelve years earlier, but to no avail.

On Tuesday, Israeli occupation soldiers invaded Silwan and demolished a parking lot owned by the local Abu Hadwan family in Silwan.